On This Day

What Happened on April 11, 1900

Historical Events

Historic Event

The first modern submarine designed and built by John Philip Holland is purchased by the U.S. Navy

Famous Birthdays

  • Sándor Márai, Hungarian writer (A gyertyák csonkig égnek), born in Kassa, Hungary (d. 1989)

Famous Deaths

  • Seth Barton, American Brigadier General (Confederate Army), dies at 70
1900 Highlights

About April 11, 1900

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 121 years, 7 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Aries